August 2014 archive

Aug 30

Book Review: Before I go to Sleep by S J Watson

Book Review: Before I Go To Sleep By S J Watson Before I go to Sleep by S J Watson is a tense thriller which I thoroughly enjoyed despite reading it almost ‘by accident’ rather than by design. Christine awakens in a strange room beside a man she does not recognise. She has no idea …

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Aug 26

Lanzarote is for Everyone (Including the physically challenged).

Lanzarote is for everyone. (Including the physically challenged)   There really are so many different ways to enjoy Lanzarote, and it is true that Lanzarote is for everyone, including the physically challenged. Whether you want a quiet time, breathtaking scenery, water sports, lively clubs and bars, access to the islands rich historical heritage, art and culture, the …

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Aug 20

Book Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Book Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn Dark Places by Gillian Flynn is a sombre, thought provoking tale of a disfunctional family, or what is left of it! Libby was seven years old when her mother and sisters were massacred, one freezing winter’s night, leaving her traumatised, suffering from frost bite and believing that her …

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Aug 15

Group Writing Session: Waiting

Group Writing Session Waiting In this group writing session begin by asking members to imagine: You are waiting somewhere in circumstances in which you would probably rather not be there.  You are sitting in some sort of waiting area. You are waiting for someone to bring you news, tell you your fate, end the suspense …

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Aug 09

Book Review: Appletree Yard

Book Review: Apple Tree Yard   by Louise Doughty   Yvonne is a successful career woman whose life and relationships are good. She is in control and all is well but then she meets a total stranger and rashly enters into an affair. At first she tells herself that it was a once in a …

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Aug 04

Renowned Artist Jörg Immendorff in Lanzarote

Renowned Artist Jörg Immendorff in Lanzarote The work of renowned German artist Jörg Immendorff, in Lanzarote, is a fabulous addition to the wealth of art on the island.   ( Please click on the pictures to see them full sized and in complete detail on your screen) Displayed in the Museo del Monumento al Campesino …

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